With today’s low unemployment rate and the resulting competition for talent, many employers are looking to their health benefits to retain employees and grow their teams. While 20% of employers increased their health care benefits from 2018 to 2019, there's a less costly way to maximize this benefit: by taking full advantage of the resources your health plan already offers. Here are 5 tips to help employers and their employees make full use of their current health plan.
January 20, 2020 marks the 25th anniversary of the day Congress designated Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a national day of service. This holiday, often called a “a day on, not a day off,” encourages all Americans to volunteer to improve their communities. This holiday means that January is a great time to start an employee volunteer program (EVP). These initiatives aren’t just good for local charity organizations—they also have real benefits to workplace wellness, including increases in productivity and decreases in absenteeism.
Every generation carries its own health care needs and service expectations. As Millennials become the largest generation in the workforce, it’s a good idea to understand their health care attitudes and preferences. By doing so, you’ll be able to create benefit designs that satisfy your current employees and appeal to the top talents in the next generation of workers.
Topics: Employee engagement